The European Commission has recently adopted Regulation 1875/2006 aiming at increased security for shipments entering or leaving the Eu. This legislation is consistent with the commitment taken in June 2005 within World Customs Organisation (WCO) in the context of WCO-SAFE framework of Standards. From 1 January 2008, reliable traders (Authorised Economic Operators;AEO)? respecting determined criteria will benefit from trade facilitation measures when importing goods in the EU or exports goods from it.? In addition, from 1 January 1 July 2009,
The electric exchange of advance information between traders and customs authorities on all goods entering or leaving EU will be introduced. These measures are expected to affect all the stakeholders in the international supply chain.
Recognising? the important of disseminating correct and up-to-date information about the requirements, The Business Information Centre of the Delegation of the European Commission to Thailand, the Department of Foreign Trade of Ministry of Commerce, the Customs Department of Ministry of Finance and the Thai National Shippers? Council are jointly organizing a public conference entitled ?Doing business with the EU-Security and facilitation in the International Supply Chain: The New EU Supply Chain Security requirements? on Friday 2nd? November 2007, Rainbow Hall 5th Floor Imperial Queen?s Park Hotel, 199 Sukhumvit 22 Road, Bangkok. A detailed programme is attached for your information.
As the European Union is one of the biggest trading partners of Thailand, it is? important for the Thai exporters/importers and concerned parties to be aware of this new EU Supply Chain Security requirements. We would therefore like to invite you to join this valuable seminar free of charge.
Should you need further information about the event please consult: http://www.doingbusinesswitheu.com/seminar.htm or contact? tel: 02 670 0600, ext. 3002-5; fax: 02 670 0603; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindly confirm your participation by calling tel: 02 670 0600, ext. 3002-5 by?Wednesday 24th October 2007 the latest.